Lead Finance Specialist 2 - Cash Flow Planning & Analysis
Posted 12/7/2017 7:49:00 PM
Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions
Location(s): United States; Washington; Redmond
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Role Summary: Responsible for providing financial planning, analysis and reporting for Corporate, a business, or a P&L within a business. Intermediate level professional positions requiring subject matter knowledge and experience, more independence in problem solving and decision making.
Manage Account Receivables for the site, including coordinating with PCAs and Global Ops on customer billing, AR aging, collection and application, and issue resolutions. Own AR related budget, forecast, analysis, reporting and reconciliations
Manage Account Payables, including coordinating with sourcing and Global Ops on direct and indirect purchase orders management, supplier invoices receiving and application, AP aging, issue resolution. Own AP related budget, forecast, analysis, reporting and reconciliations
Manage intercompany invoicing, receiving and reconciliations for the site
Support cash and bank reconciliation, including timely updating of the financial system data for cash forecasting
Support the forecast, reporting and reconciliation of FX hedging activities
Manage site specific capitalizations on fixed asset, IP and other prepaid expenses
Be the point of contact between business unit and various GE shared services, drive timely exectution, and process simplification
Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs
Requires BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or directly related field or equivalent, or equivalent direct work experience.
Requires four (4) years directly related finance experience in a global company environment, and familiar with the shared services concept
Knowledge of accounting/financial principles required.
Experience with an accounting software application such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion.
Strong PC skills required, including use of standard MS Office applications.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to write professional reports, procedures, and presentations.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
GE FMP graduates preferred but not required (applicable to internal candidates only)
Results-oriented, good communication and reporting skills
Customer service attitude, ability to understand internal and external customer issue urgencies, and prioritize tasks accordingly
Ability to develop, implement and improve processes, and communicate across to stakeholders
Ability to prioritize work assignments and shift work efforts based on the needs of the department or business goals
Strong organization skills and capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability and desire to acquire knowledge and information on the latest industry developments
Ability to assess and learn emerging tools and technologies and quickly apply them to meet development objectives
Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity
Demonstrates a desire for growth into larger role within team functions
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